Archive for the ‘Office Organization’ Category

Finding the perfect location for your business

January 29th, 2009

The mantra location, location, location is as true today as it ever was. Where your offices premises are can make or break your business. You need to research this very carefully, compile pros and cons and get it right first time. It’s no point moving into offices with low overheads in an out of the way area only to find that your clients or business partners can’t find you. In this case a penny saved is not a penny earned.

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Finding the right commercial cleaning service for your office

January 13th, 2009

If you are renting fully serviced office space, then janitorial services should be included in the price. For companies who rent or own offices without an all inclusive cleaning service, you will need to arrange this yourselves with an outside commercial cleaning company. Read the rest of this entry »

Keeping your desk organized

November 3rd, 2008

If your desk is covered in clutter, you may find it hard to locate important documents, organize your work or just find space to put your coffee mug! An in/out tray can help, plus you will be able to see how your doing on completing projects or correspondence. You need to ensure that your chair is at the correct height for you, and that you PC monitor is also at the correct eye level. A good lamp is also important. Read the rest of this entry »

Making Presentations look easy (Even when we know they’re not!)

October 6th, 2008

If you want to ‘sell’ your ideas to your own or another company, there are a few ways to conduct a professional and productive presentation without all the stress and mess. Planning is very important, if you arrive unprepared and try to wing it, you won’t impress anybody. You need to have all the facts and figures written down, be ready for questions and try to keep within your time limit.

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Choosing the right furniture for your office

September 26th, 2008

There is a lot to think about when choosing office furniture and making mistakes can end up costing you both time and money. A well thought out plan, and very importantly budget, needs to be created.

One of the main things to think about is space, take measurements of the floor space, windows and doors. You don’t want to purchase a desk only to find it won’t fit through the door. Read the rest of this entry »

Planning your Meetings

September 8th, 2008

Love em or hate em, face to face meetings are still a necessary evil even in this digital/cyber/online world. People still need to get together and discuss issues, make decisions or just to get their point across. It’s important not to waste company time with unnecessary, long and boring meetings, which sometimes just seem like an excuse for the key speaker to yak on and listen to the sound of their own voice. Yes, their Mom may have told them they are fabulous, but we don’t all need to hear everything they have to say.

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